Articles Tagged with democrats

[Video] Jon Stewart Slams Obama And Democrats For Hypocrisy

Jon Stewart and Barack Obama

Few would deny that one of the biggest problems in United States politics is the prevalence of money and its powerful influence over Congress and the President. Many Americans suspect that corporate funding of political campaigns and bribery play a major part in elections, sometimes leading to corruption and ulterior motives for passing legislation. Typically,… Read more »

Hillary Clinton Chooses Not To Distance Herself From Obama

Bill and Hillary Clinton at the Harkin Steak Fry

While Hillary Clinton has not yet officially announced her candidacy for the 2016 U.S. Presidential Election, she has gotten pretty close. The media and the public seem to believe that Hillary will almost certainly be running for president once Barack Obama leaves office. And in a political decision that some might consider unwise, Clinton decided… Read more »

Debbie Wasserman Schultz: Obama Doesn’t Do Much Work [Video]

Democrat official Debbie Wasserman Schultz says Obama doesn't do much work

Obama cheerleader Debbie Wasserman Schultz may have experienced a talking points malfunction. Congresswoman Wasserman Schultz is a Florida Democrat who also chairs the Democratic National Committee. Registering her disagreement with the U.S. House of Representatives plan to sue President Obama over abuse of power, she had this to say on MSNBC about the commander in… Read more »

Hobby Lobby Reversal Bill Stopped By Senate Republicans

Protect Women's Health From Corporate Interference Act

Senate Republicans stopped a reversal on the Hobby Lobby contraception decision by the U.S. Supreme Court. Democrats attempted to approve legislation which would force companies to offer all forms of contraceptive coverage to their workers, regardless of the religious beliefs by the owners. Democrats in the Senate wanted to push the Protect Women’s Health From… Read more »

Congressman Marries Same-Sex Partner

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U.S. Rep. Sean Patrick Maloney, D-New York, married his same-sex partner in a ceremony over the weekend, according to WCBS-TV 2 in New York. Maloney, who took office in 2013, married his long-time partner Randy Florke in a ceremony at their church in the Hudson Valley, the station reported. “The openly gay New York congressman… Read more »

Most Liberal And Conservative Towns In America [Study]

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A study by the Clarity Campaign revealed the “Most Liberal and Most Conservative Towns” in the United States. A detailed map and an online tool guides users to find out more about the political make-up of their hometown, or to help them relocate to an area more receptive to their governing mindset. Business Insider created… Read more »

Wendy Davis Milks The Republican Outrage Cow

Wendy Davis

It seems like Wendy Davis, the Texas gubernatorial candidate whose political star was launched by a flamboyant filibuster last year, just can not get enough mileage out of Republican outrage. That must be it. Why else would Senator Davis speak up at an event by and for a group that Republican lawmakers have been accused… Read more »

Benghazi News: Democrats Break Down, Join GOP-Led Panel After All

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The Benghazi special committee led by House Republicans will not be fair, House Minority Leader Nancy Pelosi said Wednesday, but Democrats will take part in the committee’s investigation anyway. After contemplating a boycott of the Benghazi panel, Pelosi broke down and appointed five Democratic representatives, including a disabled war veteran, to the new Benghazi committee…. Read more »

Unemployment Extension 2014: Petition Demands President Obama Extend Benefits

Unemployment Benefits

The 2014 unemployment extension has become a political football, with Republicans arguing that unemployment benefits for the long-term unemployed should not be extended. Democrats believe benefits should be reinstated quickly, but the political stalemate has resulted in no action being taken at all. But could an unemployment petition to President Obama on WhiteHouse.gov some how… Read more »

Unemployment Benefits In 2014 A Hammock For The Lazy?

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Are unemployment benefits in 2014 only providing a hammock for the lazy? This is the contention by some Republicans who believe that the unemployment extension should not be passed by Congress. But what is the true story? In a related report by The Inquisitr, the 2014 unemployment extension debate has Republicans claiming the recent unemployment… Read more »

Barack Obama On Clippers Owner; Is Donald Sterling A Democrat?

President Barack Obama calls out racism from LA Clippers owner Don Sterling.

President Barack Obama has weighed in on the racist comments made by LA Clippers owner Donald Sterling, according to a Yahoo! News report – but evidence has recently surfaced that the racist owner of the Los Angeles Clippers is actually a Democrat – or at least has given financial donations to the candidacies of Democrat… Read more »